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Film Screening | Virunga

  • New Haworth Space Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1, 32F 1515 West Nanjing Road, Shanghai (map)


At Green Initiatives 55th Documentary Film Screening, they take you through a jungle trek with mountain gorillas, as they screen the Oscar-nominated film “Virunga”. This film portrays the destructive impacts of our oil-dependency on natural habitats and the resulting biodiversity loss.

Can we protect our natural resources while the global demand for oil is so high? Is it possible to successfully conserve our natural environment and all it’s species while maintaining our oil dependence?

The film screening will be followed by a short discussion.

Synopsis
A group of brave individuals risk their lives to save the last of the world's mountain gorillas; in the midst of renewed civil war and a scramble for Congo's natural resources. Following gorilla care-taker André Bauma, Head park ranger Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, Chief Warden Emmanuel de Merode, and the French investigative journalist, Mélanie Gouby, the film focuses on the natural beauty and biodiversity of Virunga, as well as the complex political and economic issues surrounding oil exploration and armed conflict in the region.

EVENT DETAILS

Date
Thursday 15 October 2015  |  19:00 - 21:00

Venue
New Haworth Space
Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1, 32F
1515 West Nanjing Road
Shanghai

Cost
Limited seats, please register in advance
¥50 includes wine, soft drinks, fruits and snacks
¥70 fee, if not registered.

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